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Amanda Nunes Injured, UFC 256 Main Event Scrapped

November 10, 2020 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
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The UFC needs another main event for UFC 256, as Amanda Nunes is injured and out of her fight with Megan Anderson. MMA Weekly has confirmed with sources that Amanda Nunes has been forced out of the fight due to an injury, which she is apparently expected to recover quickly from, and the UFC is rescheduling the fight for early next year per Anderson and an initial report by ESPN’s Brett Okamoto.

The fight was set to main event the show, which takes place on December 12th in Las Vegas. The original co-main event features Petr Yan defending the bantamweight title against Aljamain Sterling. As of now, plans for a new main event have not been revealed.

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